Summer/Fall - CCP/Cont. Education/General Education/REPA

Career/Academic Development Programs | College and Career Pathways | Continuing Education | General Education | REPA | Registration

Class times listed below are general class times for each program. Individual class times may vary. General Education classes may run outside of the times listed below. Practicum/Co-op/Internship/Clinical times and locations are arranged. For more specific information, please contact an entry advisor or your instructor.

Two female nursing students in uniform walking side by side with Omar in electric wheelchair in the background about to exit the LRCC; superimposed over the image: Summer & Fall 2019 Class Schedule

COLLEGE AND CAREER PATHWAYS

The ENGLISH LANGUAGE ACQUISITION (ELA) Foundations program supports immigrants and refugees to improve their English for college and career success. Courses address skills in reading, writing, listening, speaking, technology, and math.

The HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY (HSE) program supports adults in improving their skills in reading, writing, oral communication and math in the context of science, social studies, art, health, and technology. Students may elect to prepare for their GED® exams or pursue their Adult High School Diploma (HS21+). HS 21+ is an opportunity for adults aged 21 and over to complete their Washington State High School Diploma by demonstrating competency in the required subject areas. The program combines current coursework with previous learning and experience. Students select from courses focused on English Language Acquisition (ELA) or Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Bilingual Spanish/English courses are also available in the HSE program.

The COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS (CCR) program supports students in intensive preparation for the next steps of their college and career pathway.

ON CAMPUS COURSE AVAILABILITY

For on-campus classes, come to building D anytime Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to get started. Courses are available during the following timeslots. There are also hybrid courses, which do not meet in class every day, but do include online coursework which must be completed outside of class time.

Time English Language Acquisition (ELA) Foundation High School Equivalency Bilingual Spanish/English HSE College & Career Readiness

8:00AM-11:00AM
M-F

X X   X
11:30AM-2:30PM
M-F
X X   X
6:00PM-9:00PM
M-Th
X X X X

For off-campus classes, visit the off-campus locations page.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

AVIATION


AVIATION GROUND SCHOOL - PRIVATE PILOT

This 60 hour aviation pilot ground course offers guidance and training to help pass the required FAA "written" knowledge test, the first step required toward achieving a FAA Pilot License. Also a great course for those just interested in learning more about aviation as it relates associated flight operations. 1/2 hour of Motion Simulator time is also included! (Subject to CFI availability). In addition, it provides an excellent in depth review for returning pilots. Some elements covered are generic piston aircraft systems, aerodynamics, weather, navigation, airport & airspace operations, communications and Federal Air Regulations. Upon successful completion of the course a certificate will be provided allowing the student to take the actual FAA multiple choice "written" test. Includes all books and other items such a plotter and mechanical flight computer. Off campus site classroom is located at Renton Municipal Airport, allowing direct access to aircraft, associated support items and airport operations when needed. Fee: $599

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
AVIA 101 S022 5 RNTAIR 09/10/19-11/07/19 10:00AM-01:00PM TTh ZENTNER
AVIA 101 S024 5 RNTAIR 09/10/19-11/07/19 05:00PM-08:00PM TTh JACOBSON

BOILER OPERATOR


BOILER OPERATOR LICENSING CLASS 3 & 4

Students review boiler and pressure vessel construction and operation of steam and hot water heating plants and systems, including moderate size high-pressure boilers. This class is the first step in preparing individuals for a third or fourth grade license examination with the City of Seattle and the Tacoma Steam Advisory Certification Board. To qualify for license examination, eighty hours of observation time is also required. The eighty hours can be either observation on a job site or completion of BLRS 111, Boiler Operator Lab. For up-to-the-minute license exam information and changes, contact the City of Seattle or the City of Tacoma. Textbook required. Fee: $999

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BLRS 110 Q209 8 J115 07/06/19-09/14/19 08:00AM-04:30PM Sa STAFF

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BLRS 110 Q209 8 J115 09/28/19-12/07/19
No class on 11/9 and 11/30
08:00AM-04:30PM Sa JACKSON J

BOILER OPERATOR REFRESHER COURSE

The purpose of this refresher training is to ensure the safe operation of boilers and accessories with a review of the following areas: codes and regulations, safety, operation of boilers and new technology. A Certificate of Award is issued upon successful completion of this class as proof to the City of Seattle and the Tacoma Steam Advisory Certification Board for renewal of your boiler operator's license. Fee: $149

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BLRS 210 Q212   F111 07/27/19 10:00AM-06:30PM Sa CHAPIN T

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BLRS 210 Q212   F107 11/16/19 10:00AM-06:30PM Sa CHAPIN T
BLRS 210 Q215   F107 12/07/19 10:00AM-06:30PM Sa CHAPIN T

CERTIFICATE IN ELEARNING DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE EDUCATORS


MEDIA CREATION AND TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION

This class will focus on ways to make use of current technology tools, apps, and websites for your subject. Students will also create their own personalized videos for the flipped, hybrid or online class. This will be closely aligned with each participant's culminating project. Fee: $175

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ELEA 105 W005   ONLINE 07/10/19-08/21/19 ARR ARR FALCONER E

CULMINATING PROJECT

The Culminating Project will be a completed online or hybrid class made available in the Canvas format. Each course will reflect the main components of the certificate courses. The projects will be peer-reviewed. Fee: $175

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ELEA 106 W006   ONLINE 07/10/19-08/21/19 ARR ARR FALCONER E

DRAFTING


AUTOCAD LEVEL I & II

Students are introduced to the basics of engineering drafting and AutoCAD. Basic drawing commands, editing, dimensioning, and plotting are covered in this course. Requires a computer with a current version of AutoCAD. Class meets online at www.waol.org. RTC is a Premier Authorized Training Center for Autodesk, Inc. Fee: $749

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
DFTS 112 W664 6 ONLINE 09/26/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR LEPESKA A

ELECTRICAL PLANT MAINTENANCE


BASIC ELECTRICITY (PLANT & MACHINE MAINTENANCE - ELECTRICAL I)

Designed for plant and machine maintenance trainees. Basic electricity course covers the essential topics in AC circuits with emphasis on applications and troubleshooting. Instruction includes circuit and electrical theory. We will also have hands on labs. Ladder and control circuits are also taught. Textbook, digital volt meter and calculator are required.

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ELECS 115 Q401 7 E405 09/23/19-12/11/19
No class on 10/23
06:00PM-10:00PM MW MEAKIN A

PLANT & MACHINE MAINTENANCE - ELECTRICAL III

This theoretical course is designed for plant and machine maintenance trainees. Basic theory areas include DC and AC solid state motor controls and static input/output devices and closed loop regulation concepts. Other areas covered include test equipment for advanced trouble shooting, circuit analysis, schematic analysis and basic introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers and their application to motor control. Textbook and calculator are required. This course is pending approval by the Department of Labor and Industries Electrical Section to offer hours of continuing education for electricians (Industry Related). Prerequisite(s): Electrical II or instructor approval.

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ELECS 117 Q403 6 E405 09/28/19-12/07/19
No class on 11/9 and 11/30
07:30AM-02:00PM Sa WALTER D

MACHINE TECHNOLOGIES


MACHINING/MILLING

This course is for individuals who have had previous experience or have completed Machining/Lathe and emphasizes advanced shop practices, basic machine and hand tool operation, and the use of industrial milling and grinding machinery. ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE SAFETY GLASSES AND LEATHER SHOES. Fee: $599

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MTECS 182 K314 5 F104 09/28/19-12/07/19
No class on 11/30
08:30AM-05:00PM Sa SHEEHAN J

TEACHING ESSENTIALS CERTIFICATE


INTRO TO PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION

This online course focuses on the first steps of organizing a class and getting ready to teach. By successfully planting the right seeds-understanding adult learners, how to write outcomes and assignments, a syllabus, and lesson plans - you can create the beginnings of a successful class. Fee: $100

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
EDUC 200 W750 3 ONLINE 10/02/19-10/30/19 ARR ARR FALCONER E

MANAGING THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

This online course covers the next steps in teaching: the basics of classroom management and student engagement and assessment, covering various issues and practices, making use of scenarios and real-life situations. Fee: $100

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
EDUC 231 W752 3 ONLINE 11/06/19-12/04/19 ARR ARR FALCONER E

WELDING


INTRODUCTION TO WELDING

Students receive individualized instruction to learn basic welding processes, oxy-fuel safety and cutting, plasma cutting, base metal preparation, equipment and setup, and weld quality. Students will have the opportunity to weld with one or more processes including gas welding, stick and MIG. This course is designed for hobbyists as well as individuals interested in career exploration or advancements. If you have a welding machine in your garage, this course will teach you to use it! This course may be repeated. Fee: $495

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
WELDS 180 K650 4 A1 07/02/19-08/27/19
No class on 7/4
04:00PM-09:30PM TTh STUART E

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
WELDS 180 K650 4 A1 09/24/19-12/12/19 05:30PM-09:30PM TTh STUART E

INTERMEDIATE WELDING

The student will learn welding vocabulary, welding theory, safe handling practices and set-up of all related welding equipment with individualized instruction. Students will weld using one or more welding processes used in industries such as manufacturing, structural, automotive, and artistic sculpture work. Welding processes include sticf, MIG, Flux Core, TIG and Oxy-fuel welding. An introduction to torch and plasma cutting is included. Preparation for WABO certification is an option. This course may be repeated. Fee: $495

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
WELDS 182 K652 4 A1 07/02/19-08/27/19
No class on 7/4
04:00PM-09:30PM TTh STUART E

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
WELDS 182 K652 4 A1 09/24/19-12/12/19 05:30PM-09:30PM TTh STUART E

ADVANCED WELDING I

This course is designed for an experienced welder to continue building their skill set with individualized instruction. This course focuses on all position welding and weld quality and appearance. Students will learn common welding tests and techniques. WABO certification is available in all welding processes. This course may be repeated. Fee: $495

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
WELDS 184 K654 4 A1 07/02/19-08/27/19
No class on 7/4
04:00PM-09:30PM TTh STUART E

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
WELDS 184 K654 4 A1 09/24/19-12/12/19 05:30PM-09:30PM TTh STUART E

ADVANCED WELDING II

This course is designed for an experienced welder to improve skills with individualized instruction. Options in this course include pipe welding and certifications as well as stainless steel and aluminum in any process and all positions. WABO certification is available in all welding processes. This course may be repeated. Fee: $495

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
WELDS 186 K656 4 A1 07/02/19-08/27/19
No class on 7/4
04:00PM-09:30PM TTh STUART E

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
WELDS 186 K656 4 A1 09/24/19-12/12/19 05:30PM-09:30PM TTh STUART E

WELDING FABRICATION I

This course provides fabrication instruction to those who are proficient in at least one arc welding process. The instruction includes project planning, trade math, welding blueprints, layouts, joint design, rolling, bending, plasma cutting, grinding, polishing, finishing and other various fabrication methods. Students are required to purchase their own materials for projects. Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission. Fee: $599

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
WELDS 188 K618 5 A10 09/24/19-12/12/19
No class on 11/28
05:30PM-09:30PM TTh PARKER D

WELDING FABRICATION II

This course provides fabrication instruction to those who are proficient in at least one arc welding process. In this class students design, plan, layout, cut and fabricate their own welding projects. Students are required to purchase their own materials for projects. Prerequisite(s): WELDS 188. Fee: $359

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
WELDS 190 K622 5 A10 09/24/19-12/12/19
No class on 11/28
05:30PM-09:30PM TTh PARKER D

GENERAL EDUCATION AND TRANSFER COURSES

ANTHROPOLOGY


AMERICAN MOSAIC

This course will explore contemporary American life through various cultural phenomena. Students learn core anthropological theories to make sense of race, gender, class and the "other," and they explore historical processes from which these cultural notions have emerged and evolved.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ANTH& 106 N140 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/08/19 ARR ARR MOHIBULLAH H

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ANTH& 106 G140 5 H202 09/24/19-12/12/19 12:30PM-02:30PM TTh MOHIBULLAH H

RELIGION AND CULTURE

This course is an anthropological exploration of religion. Using a combination of classical and contemporary works, students explore how religion is understood and lived by different people, how it shapes culture and cultural perceptions, and how it manifests in various political and cultural expressions, including in popular culture. Additionally, the class examines how religions are informed by historical and cultural change, and how they position different groups of people in relation to their respective sociopolitical worlds, with themes such as religion as a cultural system; ritual and symbols; gender, sexuality and religion; religion and media; secularism; and religion in a post-9/11 United States.

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ANTH& 234 G128 5 H202 09/23/19-12/11/19 12:30PM-02:30PM MW MOHIBULLAH H

APPLIED MATHEMATICS


APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

This course lays the foundation for the study of algebra and its application to business and industry. The topics covered include: real numbers, properties of real numbers, operations on real numbers; absolute values, variables, simplifying algebraic expressions; solving linear equations; geometry; units of measurement; introduction to graphs, statistics and probability.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
AMATH 175 G236 5 H301 07/02/19-08/08/19 06:00PM-08:30PM TTh CHAKRABARTI
AMATH 175 G341 5 H301 07/01/19-08/08/19 11:00AM-01:20PM MTWTh JOHNSON D
AMATH 175 G501 5 H301 07/01/19-08/08/19 08:00AM-10:30AM MTWTh COOKSEY M
AMATH 175 G332 5 H301 07/01/19-08/07/19 02:45PM-05:15PM MW ROTH A
AMATH 175 N444 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/23/19 ARR ARR WALL S

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
AMATH 175 G305 5 H301 09/24/19-12/12/19 11:30AM-02:00PM TTh COOKSEY
AMATH 175 G431 5 H301 09/23/19-12/11/19 03:00PM-05:30PM MW STAFF
AMATH 175 G436 5 H301 09/24/19-12/12/19 08:00AM-10:30AM TTh STAFF
AMATH 175 G501 5 H301 09/23/19-12/11/19 08:00AM-10:30AM MW JOHNSON D
AMATH 175 G504 5 H301 09/24/19-12/12/19 06:00PM-08:30PM TTh STAFF
AMATH 175 N444 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR WALL S

APPLIED ALGEBRA FOR BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

This introductory course in algebra covers the following topics and their applications to business and industry: solving linear inequalities, compound inequalities, absolute value equations and inequalities; exponential notation and simplifying exponents using the product, quotient and power rules; scientific notation; polynomial operations; factoring polynomials; solving quadratic equations by factoring; introduction to graphing; systems of two equations in two unknowns and their applications; solving a systems of three equations in three variables; systems of inequalities; solving applied problems. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH 075, or AMATH 175, with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or ACCUPLACER placement.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
AMATH 185 G240 5 H301 07/02/19-08/08/19 06:00PM-08:30PM TTh CHAKRABARTI
AMATH 185 G343 5 H301 07/01/19-08/08/19 11:00AM-01:20PM MTWTh JOHNSON D
AMATH 185 G334 5 H301 07/01/19-08/07/19 02:45PM-05:15PM MW ROTH A
AMATH 185 N450 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/23/19 ARR ARR WALL S

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
AMATH 185 N450 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR WALL S

FINANCIAL ALGEBRA

This course applies intermediate algebra to personal finance. Mathematical concepts will include linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, and piecewise defined functions; graphing; distributions; measures for center; and spread of distributions. Financial concepts include income, taxes, discounts, simple and compound interest, buying on credit, depreciation, expenses, budgeting, annuities, stocks and bonds, and planning for retirement.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
AMATH 190 G503 5 H301 07/01/19-08/08/19 08:00AM-10:30AM MTWTh COOKSEY M/DEMONG E

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
AMATH 190 G309 5 H301 09/24/19-12/12/19 11:30AM-02:00PM TTh COOKSEY M
AMATH 190 G432 5 H301 09/23/19-12/11/19 03:00PM-05:30PM MW STAFF
AMATH 190 G434 5 H301 09/24/19-12/12/19 08:00AM-10:30AM TTh STAFF
AMATH 190 G503 5 H301 09/23/19-12/11/19 08:00AM-10:30AM MW JOHNSON D
AMATH 190 G513 5 H301 09/24/19-12/12/19 06:00PM-08:30PM TTh STAFF

ADVANCED APPLIED ALGEBRA

This course covers the following topics and their applications to business and industry: rational expressions; solving rational equations; rational formulas and variation; rational exponents and radicals; complex numbers and operation with complex numbers; quadratic equations; completing the square and quadratic formula; functions and their graphs; domain and range of functions; inverse functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; properties of logarithms; solving exponential and logarithmic equations; solving applied problems related to business and industry. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH 085, or AMATH 185, with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
AMATH 195 G311 5 H301 9/23/19-12/11/19 11:30AM-02:00PM MW ROTH A
AMATH 195 G319 5 H301 9/24/19-12/12/19 03:00PM-05:30PM TTh ST. JOHN M

ART


ART APRECIATION

This course helps students analyze and appreciate art from diverse world cultures. Topics may include technique, design, terminology, style, and theme applied to a variety of art forms.

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ART& 100 G150 5 H310 09/24/19-12/12/19 11:00AM-1:20PM TTh KIRKLAND H

BIOLOGY


SURVEY OF BIOLOGY

This laboratory science class introduces students to important concepts in biology and how they apply to problems relevant to humans and society. Students will explore core concepts including cells, genetics, and evolution and will apply the process of science through experimentation. Not intended for pre-nursing students. Lab Fee: $25

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BIOL& 100 G400 5 H306/F101 09/23/19-12/11/19 08:00AM-10:50AM MW REDD S

INTRODUCTION TO ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

This course provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts of anatomy and physiology. It includes organization, classification and control of anatomical structures and an introduction to the major body systems. The course covers some medical terminology and introduces some concepts from chemistry, and biochemistry. This course is intended for non-science majors or entry level allied health majors. Lab Fee: $25

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BIOL 105 N434 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR SZABO D

GENERAL BIOLOGY

Students explore the basic biological principles that describe and explain the nature of life. Topics include cell biology, molecular biology (including basic biochemistry and DNA structure and function), metabolism, and genetics. Students practice skills in both the classroom and the laboratory through formats such as group exercises, laboratory activities, quizzes, and exams. Lab Fee: $25

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BIOL& 160 N460 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/08/19 ARR ARR STOVER C
      F101 Lab Dates: 7/5, 7/19, 8/2 01:00PM-05:00PM F  
BIOL& 160 N498 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/08/19 ARR ARR STOVER C
      F101 Lab Dates: 7/6, 7/20, 8/3 01:00PM-05:00PM Sa  

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BIOL& 160 G542 5 H306/F101 09/24/19-12/12/19 08:00AM-10:50AM TTh REDD S
BIOL& 160 G524 5 H306/F101 09/23/19-12/11/19 11:00AM-01:50PM MW REDD S
BIOL& 160 N460 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR SZABO D
      F101 Lab Dates: 10/5, 10/26, 11/16 01:00PM-05:00PM Sa  
BIOL& 160 N498 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR SZABO D
      F101 Lab Dates: 10/5, 10/26, 11/16 08:00AM-12:00PM Sa  

HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I

This is the first of two classes designed for students who want to enter professional health care programs. It is a study of the gross anatomy and functioning of the human body. Covers body organization, cellular structure and function, fundamentals of chemistry and the physiology, structure and function of all the body systems. Lab includes microscopic tissue studies, dissection, work with ADAM software, and physiology projects related to the systems studied. Prerequisite(s): Completion of BIOL& 160, General Biology, with a 2.0 or higher. Lab Fee: $25

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BIOL& 241 N440 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/08/19 ARR ARR STOVER C
      F101 Lab Dates: 7/6, 7/20, 8/3 08:00AM-12:00PM Sa  

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BIOL& 241 G506 5 H109/F101 09/24/19-12/12/19 09:00AM-10:50AM TThF KAUR R
BIOL& 241 N440 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR STOVER C
      F101 Lab Dates: 10/19, 11/9, 12/7 08:00AM-12:00PM Sa  
BIOL& 241 N452 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR STOVER C
      F101 Lab Dates: 10/19, 11/9, 12/7 01:00PM-05:00PM Sa  

HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II

This is the second of two classes designed for students who want to enter professional health care programs. It is a study of the gross anatomy and functioning of the human body. Covers body organization, cellular structure and function, fundamentals of chemistry and the physiology, structure and function of all the body systems. Lab includes microscopic tissue studies, dissection, work with ADAM software, and physiology projects related to the systems studied. Prerequisite(s): Completion of BIOL& 241 Human Anatomy & Physiology I, with a 2.0 or higher. Lab Fee: $25

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BIOL& 242 G516 5 H109/F101 09/24/19-12/12/19 11:30AM-01:20PM TThF KAUR R
BIOL& 242 N442 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR STOVER C
      F101 Lab Dates: 10/12, 11/2, 11/23 08:00AM-12:00PM Sa  

MICROBIOLOGY

Microbiology is a comprehensive course introducing classification, structure, and function of microbes. Focus includes disease causing bacteria, viruses, protozoa and fungi. The role of this microorganism in nature, environmental impact, and health applications is covered. Laboratory is an integral component, which includes training on microscope, slide prep, aseptic technique transfer/inoculation of bacteria, use of various media to select, isolate, and characterize organisms. Prerequisite(s): Completion of BIOL& 160, General Biology, with a grade of 2.0 or higher. Lab Fee: $25

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BIOL& 260 N428 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/08/19 ARR ARR BABEL S
      J306 Lab Dates: 7/6, 7/13, 7/20 12:30PM-04:30PM Sa  

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BIOL& 260
(HYBRID)
G848 5 H108/J306 09/24/19-12/11/19 09:00AM-11:20AM TW BABEL S
BIOL& 260 N428 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR BABEL S
      J306 Lab Dates: 10/12, 11/2, 11/23 12:30PM-04:30PM Sa  
BIOL& 260 N496 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR BABEL S
      J306 Lab Dates: 10/12, 11/2, 11/23 08:15AM-12:15PM Sa  

CHEMISTRY


INTRODUCTION TO CHEMISTRY

This introductory course discusses the basic concepts in general and inorganic chemistry. It is designed to prepare students for coursework in health sciences or more advanced scientific coursework by laying the foundation of the most elemental science - chemistry. Topics covered range from the nature of atoms to chemical reactions and include homework, laboratories, exams, and group exercises. Prerequisite(s): Placement into MATH 095 or completion of MATH 085 with a 2.0 or higher. Lab Fee: $25

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
CHEM& 121 N400 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/08/19 ARR ARR BABEL S
      J306 Lab Dates: 7/6, 7/13, 7/20 08:15AM-12:15PM Sa  

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
CHEM& 121 G522 5 H108/J306 09/23/19-12/12/19 10:30AM-12:30PM MThF BABEL S
CHEM& 121 N400 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR BABEL S
      J306 Lab Dates: 10/5, 10/26, 11/16 08:15AM-12:15PM Sa  

INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC AND BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY

Introduction to organic chemistry and biochemistry includes study of the nomenclature, structure, reactions and synthesis of organic compounds and biochemistry applications in nursing field. Structure and properties of the major classes of organic compounds with particular reference to organic molecules and their relationship to polymers, such as carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. Course is primarily intended for those who are interested in the application of the principles of organic chemistry and biochemistry to related areas of science such as genetics, microbiology, physiology, and nutrition. Course learning involves lectures and labs. Prerequisite(s): CHEM& 121 or instructor permission. Lab Fee: $25

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
CHEM& 131 N762 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/08/19 ARR ARR ENDSLEY S
      J306 Lab Dates: 7/12, 7/19, 7/26 08:15AM-12:15PM F  

COMMUNICATION & COMPOSITION


INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION

In this course students study the fundamentals of the communication process and apply them to personal and workplace relationships. Emphasis is on applying communication theory to interviewing, small group communications and public speaking. Students are required to prepare and give oral presentations.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
CMST& 101 G106 5 H201 07/02/19-08/08/19 11:00AM-1:50PM TTh EDWARDS M
CMST& 101 N436 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/08/19 ARR ARR EDWARDS M
CMST& 101 N438 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/08/19 ARR ARR EDWARDS M

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
CMST& 101 G106 5 H201 09/23/19-12/11/19 08:00AM-10:20AM MW EDWARDS M
CMST& 101 G110 5 H201 09/24/19-12/12/19 11:00AM-01:20PM TTh EDWARDS M
CMST& 101 N436 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR EDWARDS M
CMST& 101 N438 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR EDWARDS M

PUBLIC SPEAKING

This course in public speaking helps students develop effective speaking skills through understanding the elements involved in effective speech. Students will prepare speeches designed for a variety of purposes. Prerequisite(s): Eligible for COMP 100 or instructor's permission.

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
CMST& 220 N770 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR EDWARDS M

APPLIED COMPOSITION

This practical writing course assists students with academic writing. The class incorporates journal summaries and basic essay formats to help students build on their sentence and paragraph strengths to be successful in college-level writing. This class assists students in moving their writing forward through practice.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
COMP 100 G102 5 H304 07/01/19-08/07/19 11:30AM-02:20PM MW HIGGINS K
COMP 100 G124 5 H302 07/01/19-08/07/19 08:00AM-10:50AM MW HIGGINS K

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
COMP 100 G108 5 C109 09/24/19-12/12/19 08:00AM-10:20AM TTh EYLER L
COMP 100 G134 5 C109 09/24/19-12/12/19 11:00AM-01:20PM TTh EYLER L
COMP 100 G102 5 H304 09/23/19-12/11/19 11:00AM-01:20PM MW HIGGINS K
COMP 100 G124 5 H304 09/23/19-12/11/19 08:00AM-10:20AM MW HIGGINS K

ECONOMICS


MICROECONOMICS

Microeconomic concepts are applied to problems involving scarcity, choice, competition, and cost. Examines the basic principles and models of microeconomics and their application to contemporary issues and problems including production, allocation, supply and demand analysis, elasticity, consumer choice, market structures, antitrust and regulation, and public microeconomics.

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ECON& 201
(HYBRID)
N500 5 H306 09/23/19-12/09/19 06:30PM-09:00PM M DEWITT C

ENGLISH


ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

This college-level writing course develops a wide-range of expository writing and critical-thinking skills, including audience awareness, persuasive purpose, independent editing, and resource and literary analysis. Students incorporate composition ideas from primary experience and secondary sources. Students learn and demonstrate skills in integrating and documenting their writing researched materials, according to an academically-recognized style, such as APA, Chicago, or MLA. Students revise drafts based on constructive comments offered by their peers and instructor. Upon successful completion of the course, students are able to write essays (of at least 1,000 words), demonstrating the conventions of standard written English. Prerequisite(s): COMP 100 with a 2.0, or recommendation from the directed self-placement (DSP).

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ENGL& 101 G142 5 H302 07/01/19-08/07/19 08:00AM-10:50AM MW HIGGINS K
ENGL& 101 G182 5 H304 07/01/19-08/07/19 11:30AM-02:20PM MW HIGGINS K
ENGL& 101 N414 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/08/19 ARR ARR POLLARD-JOHN

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ENGL& 101 G142 5 H304 09/23/19-12/11/19 08:00AM-10:20AM MW HIGGINS K
ENGL& 101 G182 5 H304 09/23/19-12/11/19 11:00AM-01:20PM MW HIGGINS K
ENGL& 101 G204 5 H303 09/24/19-12/12/19 11:00AM-01:20PM TTh HUDSPETH J
ENGL& 101 G538 5 H303 09/24/19-12/12/19 06:00PM-08:30PM TTh HUDSPETH J

ENGL& 101
(HYBRID)

G132 5 H304 09/24/19-12/12/19 12:30PM-02:20PM TTh WALSH S
ENGL& 101
 
G158 5 H304 09/24/19-12/12/19 08:00AM-10:20AM TTh WALSH S
ENGL& 101 N414 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR POLLARD-JOHN
ENGL& 101 N416 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR POLLARD-JOHN

COMPOSITION II

This course helps students develop ideas to guide research, to gather information from the library, internet, experts and other sources, and to judge the quality of the information. They learn to use ideas from a large number of sources as evidence in essays and longer research papers. Prerequisite(s): Completion of ENGL 101 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ENGL& 102 N402 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR HUDSPETH J

TECHNICAL WRITING

This course focuses on various aspects of professional and technical writing. Students study user guides, reports, proposals and other forms of business correspondence in order to successfully write for the workplace. Prerequisite(s): Completion of ENGL& 101 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ENGL& 235 N484 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR HIGGINS K

GEOLOGY


INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY

Examines geologic processes that shape the Earth. Emphasis placed on understanding the language and methods of science as applied to our changing planet. Students develop critical thinking skills and apply them to regional geology. Topics include earthquakes, volcanism, glaciers, rivers and structure of the Earth. May include field trips. Includes laboratory.

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
GEOL& 101 N456 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR LEWICKI

HISTORY


SURVEY OF AMERICAN HISTORY

This survey course examines the creation and evolution of the United States beginning with the histories of pre-contact native peoples and continuing through the present time. Through the exploration of key figures, eras and events, students develop historical thinking skills, draw conclusions from competing and contradictory sources, and recognize the role of perspective in historical documentation.

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
HIST 110 G156 5 H205 09/24/19-12/12/19 11:00AM-01:20PM TTh FOLDEN-SHORTT
HIST 110 G157 5 H205 09/24/19-12/12/19 08:00AM-10:20AM TTh FOLDEN-SHORTT
HIST 110 N482 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR FOLDEN-SHORTT

HUMANITIES


INTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES

This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to the visual, performing and literary arts. Students explore cultural and political contexts, as well as aesthetic principles, of arts around the world. Emphasis is placed on discovery, analysis, and appreciation of diverse works from areas like the fine arts, theater, music, architecture, literature, philosophy, and/or religion.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
HUM& 101 N470 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/08/19 ARR ARR MOHIBULLAH H

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
HUM& 101 N470 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR MOHIBULLAH H

MATHEMATICS


FUNDAMENTALS OF MATHEMATICS

The course covers addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, percentages, ratio and proportion, estimation, solving applied math problems.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH 065 G232 5 H301 07/02/19-08/08/19 06:00PM-08:30PM TTh CHAKRABARTI
MATH 065 G323 5 H301 07/01/19-08/08/19 11:30AM-02:00PM MTWTh JOHNSON D
MATH 065 G318 5 H301 07/01/19-08/07/19 02:45PM-05:15PM MW ROTH A

PREALGEBRA

This course lays the foundation for the study of algebra. The topics include: review of whole number operations, fractions, decimals, percent, ratio and proportion; signed numbers and operations on signed numbers; real numbers; simplifying algebraic expressions; solving linear equations; geometry; units of measurement; introduction to graphs and statistics. This class is taught either in traditional lecture mode or through individually tailored, interactive computer instruction that provides the student's primary method of learning, with the instructor available to assist students on an individual basis during the class period. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH 065 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or Accuplacer score of 30 or greater, or other placement.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH 075 G234 5 H301 07/02/19-08/08/19 06:00PM-08:30PM TTh CHAKRABARTI
MATH 075 G325 5 H301 07/01/19-08/08/19 11:00AM-01:20PM MTWTh JOHNSON D
MATH 075 G320 5 H301 07/01/19-08/07/19 02:45PM-05:15PM MW ROTH A

BEGINNING ALGEBRA

This introductory course in algebra covers the following topics: review of selected pre-algebra topics, introduction to set theory and the real numbers; algebraic expressions; linear equations in one variable and their applications; linear inequalities; introduction to graphing; systems of two equations in two unknowns and their applications; systems of inequalities; polynomial operations; factoring polynomials; simplifying rational expression; solving quadratic equations by factoring. This class is taught either in traditional lecture mode or through individually tailored, interactive computer instruction that provides the students' primary method of learning, with the instructor available to assist students on an individual basis during the class period. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH 075 or AMATH 175 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or Accuplacer arithmetic score of 80 or greater, or Accuplacer elementary algebra score of 30 or greater, or other placement.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH 085 G238 5 H301 07/02/19-08/08/19 06:00PM-08:30PM TTh CHAKRABARTI
MATH 085 G327 5 H301 07/01/19-08/08/19 11:00AM-01:20PM MTWTh JOHNSON D
MATH 085 G322 5 H301 07/01/19-08/07/19 02:45PM-05:15PM MW ROTH A

INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA

This course covers the following topics: review of selected elementary algebra topics; absolute value equations and inequalities; factoring polynomials; rational expressions; solving rational equations; rational exponents and radicals; quadratic equations and complex numbers; functions and their graphs; inverse functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; properties of logarithms; solving polynomial, quadratic-form and radical equations. This class is taught either in traditional lecture mode or through individually tailored, interactive computer instruction that provides the student's primary method of learning, with the instructor available to assist students on an individual basis during the class period. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH 085 or AMATH 185 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or Accuplacer elementary algebra score of 70 or greater, or other placement.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH 095 G242 5 H301 07/02/19-08/08/19 06:00PM-08:30PM TTh CHAKRABARTI
MATH 095 G329 5 H301 07/01/19-08/08/19 11:00AM-01:20PM MTWTh JOHNSON D
MATH 095 G324 5 H301 07/01/19-08/07/19 02:45PM-05:15PM MW ROTH A

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH 095 N424 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR ROTH A

INFERENTIAL STATISTICS

This course provides an introduction to statistics and algebra for non-STEM majors and is based on the Statway curriculum for teaching statistics with integrated algebra. This is the third quarter of three in the Statway sequence. This sequence covers concepts and methods of statistics with an emphasis on data analysis. Topics for this course include probability distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing for proportions and means. Application problems will be taken from numerous fields. This sequence is recommended for students with majors that require no mathematics beyond freshman-level statistics. Completion of the MATH 091, MATH 092 and MATH 136 sequence is equivalent to finishing a college level statistics course (such as MATH& 146).

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH 136 G368 5 H303 09/23/19-12/11/19 08:00AM-10:30AM MW COOKSEY M

PRECALCULUS I

Elementary functions, their graphs and transformations of their graphs, with applications to mathematical modeling. Examples include linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, composite functions, and inverse functions. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH 095 with a 2.0 or higher or placement by assessment.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 141 G246 5 H301 07/02/19-08/08/19 06:00PM-08:30PM TTh CHAKRABARTI
MATH& 141 G333 5 H301 07/01/19-08/08/19 11:00AM-01:20PM MTWTh JOHNSON D
MATH& 141 G328 5 H301 07/01/19-08/07/19 02:45PM-05:15PM MW ROTH A
MATH& 141 N466 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/23/19 ARR ARR ROTH A

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 141 G328 5 H301 09/24/19-12/12/19 03:00PM-05:30PM TTh ST. JOHN M
MATH& 141 G186 5 H301 09/23/19-12/11/19 11:30AM-02:00PM MW ROTH A

PRECALCULUS II

Trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions, their graphs and transformations of their graphs, with applications to mathematical modeling. Solving trigonometric equations, the derivation and use of trigonometric identities. Polar coordinates and parametric equations, with applications to mathematical modeling. Conic sections, with applications to mathematical modeling. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH& 141 with a 2.0 or higher or placement by assessment.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 142 G292 5 H301 07/02/19-08/08/19 06:00PM-08:30PM TTh CHAKRABARTI
MATH& 142 G335 5 H301 07/01/19-08/08/19 11:00AM-01:20PM MTWTh JOHNSON D
MATH& 142 G330 5 H301 07/01/19-08/07/19 02:45PM-05:15PM MW ROTH A

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 142 G330 5 H301 09/24/19-12/12/19 03:00PM-05:30PM TTh ST. JOHN M
MATH& 142 G196 5 H301 09/23/19-12/11/19 11:30AM-02:00PM MW ROTH A

INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS

This course is an introduction to statistics and how it may be applied in the analysis of numerical data. It includes the following topics: structure of data sets, central tendency, dispersion, means, standard deviation, correlation, and regression, binomial and normal probability distributions, sampling methods, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Prerequisite(s): MATH 095, AMATH 190 or AMATH 195 with a 2.0 or higher; or placement.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 146 N426 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/23/19 ARR ARR COOKSEY M

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 146 G262 5 H303 09/23/19-12/11/19 11:00AM-01:30PM MW COOKSEY M
MATH& 146 G248 5 H303 09/23/19-12/11/19 06:00PM-07:30PM MW ROTH A
MATH& 146 N426 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR COOKSEY M

BUSINESS CALCULUS

Introduction to Differential and Integral Calculus of elementary functions with emphasis on business applications and its use in optimization. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH& 141 with a 2.0 or higher or placement by assessment.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 148 G344 5 H301 07/02/19-08/08/19 06:00PM-07:30PM TTh CHAKRABARTI
MATH& 148 G337 5 H301 07/01/19-08/08/19 11:00AM-01:20PM MTWTh JOHNSON D
MATH& 148 G340 5 H301 07/01/19-08/07/19 02:45PM-05:15PM MW ROTH A

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 148 G340 5 H301 09/24/19-12/12/19 03:00PM-05:30PM TTh ST. JOHN M
MATH& 148 G198 5 H301 09/23/19-12/11/19 11:30AM-02:00PM MW ROTH A

CALCULUS I

Differential calculus. The definition and interpretation of the derivative, with applications to mathematical modeling. Derivatives of algebraic and transcendental functions. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH& 142 with a 2.0 or higher or placement by assessment.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 151 G346 5 H301 07/02/19-08/08/19 06:00PM-08:30PM TTh CHAKRABARTI
MATH& 151 G339 5 H301 07/01/19-08/08/19 11:00AM-01:20PM MTWTh JOHNSON D
MATH& 151 G342 5 H301 07/01/19-08/07/19 02:45PM-05:15PM MW ROTH A

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 151 G342 5 H301 09/24/19-12/12/19 03:00PM-05:30PM TTh ST. JOHN M
MATH& 151 G200 5 H301 09/23/19-12/11/19 11:30AM-02:00PM MW ROTH A

CALCULUS II

Integral calculus. The definition, interpretation and application of the definite integral. The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, techniques of integration and definite integrals involving parametrically described curves. Introduction to differential equations. This class is taught either in traditional lecture mode or through individually tailored, interactive computer instruction that provides the students' primary method of learning, with the instructor available to assist students on an individual basis during the class period. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH& 151 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 152 G293 5 H301 07/02/19-08/08/19 06:00PM-08:30PM TTh CHAKRABARTI
MATH& 152 G224 5 H301 07/01/19-08/08/19 11:00AM-01:20PM MTWTh JOHNSON D
MATH& 152 G312 5 H301 07/01/19-08/07/19 02:45PM-05:15PM MW ROTH A

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 152 G331 5 H301 09/24/19-12/12/19 03:00PM-05:30PM TTh ST. JOHN M
MATH& 152 G201 5 H301 09/23/19-12/11/19 11:30AM-02:00PM MW ROTH A

MUSIC


MUSIC APPRECIATION

This course helps students develop an understanding of the elements and vocabulary of music while deepening their appreciation of music as a reflection of cultural tradition and innovation. Students gain tools for analysis such as the historical, political and cultural influences on musical traditions. Class activities include lectures, written materials, and a variety of listening experiences.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MUSC& 105 N462 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/08/19 ARR ARR LEHNHOFF L

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MUSC& 105 N462 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR LEHNHOFF L

NUTRITION


HUMAN NUTRITION

This course provides students with information pertaining to the functions of nutrients in the body and the physiologic processes involved in digestion and absorption. Topics covered include anatomy and physiology of digestion and absorption; specific utilization of carbohydrates, protein, and fats; vitamin and mineral supplements. Other topics include factors that govern nutrient requirements, and the impact of diet on health and disease. Basic principles of chemistry, biology, and physiology are applied to the study of nutrition. This course is suggested for students majoring in nursing or other health-related areas.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
NUTR& 101 N458 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/08/19 ARR ARR SZABO D

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
NUTR& 101 N404 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR SZABO D
NUTR& 101 N458 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR SZABO D

PHILOSOPHY


INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY

Presents well-known problems and concepts in philosophy and introduces students to some of the works of great philosophers. Students develop skills in critical thinking and analysis.

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
PHIL& 101
(HYBRID)
N472 5 H310 09/24/19-12/10/19 01:30PM-03:30PM T RICHARDSON P

POLITICAL SCIENCE


CONTEMPORARY WORLD ISSUES

Topics will include currently relevant issues such as the rise of Islamic Fundamentalism and American defense policy, the debate between free market and socialist economic theories, globalization and the role of oil and energy technologies, the rise of China and its relations with other Asian countries and the US, the ongoing crises in Africa, nuclear proliferation and other weapons of mass destruction. Immigration and demographics will be covered. The role of the United Nations and international law are examined within the framework of evolving ideas about national sovereignty. This course will maintain some flexibility to prioritize emergent issues as the quarter develops.

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
POLS 150 G188 5 H205 09/23/19-12/11/19 11:00AM-01:20PM MW FOLDEN-SHORTT

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

This course explores the structure and dynamics of American national government. The course provides a broad-based introduction to the ideas and institutions that have shaped politics in the contemporary United States. Special areas of focus will include: the Constitution and the debates of the founding era, the institutions of modern American government, and the political behavior of the American mass public. The course will draw inspirationally on documents from America's Revolutionary and Civil War periods as well as on key historical and contemporary Supreme Court opinions, Congressional laws, and Presidential policy papers. This course will also analyze how the dynamics of regional and global forces have impacted on domestic politics and American government, informing the shaping of its attitudes and policies to the rest of the world.

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
POLS& 202 N486 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR FOLDEN-SHORTT

PSYCHOLOGY


GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

General Psychology surveys the knowledge and methods of the discipline of psychology. Emphasis is placed upon application of psychological knowledge to daily situations, and upon accessing and assessing information from a variety of sources about behavior. Skills in scientific reasoning and critical thinking are developed during this course. Areas of psychology to be included are: research methods, neuroscience, human development, sensation, perception, consciousness, learning, memory, cognitive processes, intelligence, motivation, emotion, personality, psychological disorders, psychotherapy, stress and health, and social psychology. Basic computer and keyboarding skills strongly recommended.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
PSYC& 100 G120 5 H212 07/01/19-08/07/19 11:30AM-02:20PM MW BLOCKER H
PSYC& 100 N422 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/08/19 ARR ARR BERKSHIRE L

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
PSYC& 100 G118 5 H212 09/23/19-12/11/19 11:00AM-01:20PM MW BLOCKER H
PSYC& 100 G120 5 H212 09/24/19-12/12/19 11:00AM-01:20PM TTh BLOCKER H
PSYC& 100 N422 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR BERKSHIRE L
PSYC& 100 N474 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR BERKSHIRE L

LIFESPAN PSYCHOLOGY

This course covers the concepts of human life span development in psychology and research from the prenatal stage to end of life experiences. Life span development includes socio-emotional, cognitive, and physiological development. Included are the influences on human development by such factors as biology, life experiences, family, and culture. Each individual, although unique follows a process that is affected by primary caregivers, siblings, extended family, teachers, friends, partners, and events. Emphasis will be on understanding human development and the influences of family and culture that includes ethnicity, beliefs, family structure, traditions, and gender.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
PSYC& 200 N420 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/08/19 ARR ARR BERKSHIRE L

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
PSYC& 200 G178 5 H212 09/23/19-12/11/19 08:00AM-10:20AM MW BLOCKER H
PSYC& 200 N420 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR BERKSHIRE L
PSYC& 200 N480 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR BERKSHIRE L

SOCIOLOGY


INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

Sociology is the study of human interaction. Students study modern society and the influences of culture, socialization, inequality and power. Topics include gender, class, race and ethnicity, conflict, and marriage and the family.

SUMMER

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
SOC& 101 N448 5 ONLINE 07/01/19-08/18/19 ARR ARR MILLER B

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
SOC& 101 N448 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR MILLER B

SPANISH


SPANISH I

This is the first course in a series of classes that teaches the fundamentals of Spanish as a second language. While the course focuses on speaking and verbal comprehension, reading, writing and Hispanic culture are also integral to the class.

FALL

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
SPAN& 121 N772 5 ONLINE 09/23/19-12/12/19 ARR ARR APPLEGARTH H

Renton Preparedness Academy

RENTON EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS ACADEMY

REPA is a partnership between Renton Emergency Management and Renton Technical College, providing courses to help people be better prepared to face any kind of emergency. Group presentations upon request, 15 person minimum. Visit rentonwa.gov/repa for more information. The Renton Regional Fire Authority offers free, non-certification CPR and AED classes. Visit rentonrfa.com/cpr for more details.

Pet Preparedness

Doggies and kitties and bunnies, oh my! Is your pet ready for emergencies? Every member of a family should be prepared, including those with fur or scales or feathers! Come learn about ways to tailor a household emergency kit and response plan to include pets of all shapes and sizes. Ages 13 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up at rentonwa.gov/repa or call 425-430-6700.

Fee Time Days Start Date End Date Room Instructor
FREE 06:00PM-08:30PM Tu 6/25/19 6/25/19 RTC C111 EM Staff

Preparedness Made Easy

Does preparing for an emergency seem like a bigger potential disaster than anything mother nature could throw at you? Would you rather face an earthquake than try to figure out what should be in your bug out bag? This class will focus on quick, affordable, and practical ways you can get prepared for emergencies. Come learn some seriously easy steps you can take to get ready for just about anything. Ages 13 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up at rentonwa.gov/repa or call 425-430-6700.

Fee Time Days Start Date End Date Room Instructor
FREE 06:00PM-07:30PM Tu 8/6/19 8/6/19 RTC C111 EM Staff

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

In most disasters, survivors provide the first immediate assistance to those in need. CERT teaches you how to respond when others look to you for help. Are you ready? Learn skills like disaster first aid, fire suppression, light search and rescue, terrorism response, disaster psychology, and more! This class is a combination of lecture and hands on training to get you ready to help yourself and others during an emergency. Learn more at rentonwa.gov/cert. Ages 16 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up at rentonwa.gov/repa or call 425-430-6700.

Fee Time Days Start Date End Date Room Instructor
$25R/$30NR 08:00AM-05:00PM ThFSa 8/15/19 8/17/19 Fire Station #14 EM Staff
$25R/$30NR 06:00PM-09:00PM Tu 9/17/19 10/29/19 Fire Station #14 EM Staff
  08:00AM-01:00PM Sa 11/2/19 11/2/19    

In The Know About Snow

We survived Snowmageddon in February. Ever wonder what goes on "behind the scenes" during a major snow event? Come hear from the experts. Representatives from Renton's Street Maintenance team will be on hand to talk about challenges and strategies during big weather events. Discover what to expect during future snow events, and how you can help out by taking small steps to keep yourself safe and keep Renton traffic moving. Plenty of time will be allowed for questions to the experts. Ages 16 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up at rentonwa.gov/repa or call 425-430-6700.

Fee Time Days Start Date End Date Room Instructor
FREE 06:00PM-07:30PM Th 10/17/19 10/17/19 PW Maintenance Shops, 3555 NE 2nd Street PW Staff

Amateur Radio (Ham) Licensing Class

Amateur radio, often called ham radio, is both a hobby and a service in which participants called "hams" use various types of radio equipment to communicate with other radio amateurs for recreation and public service. This course covers all of Element 2 of the FCC Amateur Radio Service materials. Participants will be fully prepared to take the Technician Class licensing exam, which will be administered at the end of day two. After passing the exam, you will receive your amateur radio license by mail from the FCC. A $40 fee payable to the instructor covers the manual and exam fee. Ages 13 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up at rentonwa.gov/repa or call 425-430-6700.

Fee Time Days Start Date End Date Room Instructor
$40R/$40NR 08:30AM-04:30PM SaSu 11/9/19 11/10/19 Renton EOC RECS

Travel Preparedness

Volcanic eruption in Hawai'i? Flooding in Thailand? Taxi strike in Paris? Earthquake in Mexico City? Would you know what to do in these situations? If you don't know the word for "help" in another language—we got a problem! When planning for a vacation or trip, disaster preparedness is probably the last thing on your mind. Learn about resources, plans, and tips on how to be disaster ready when traveling at home or abroad. Ages 13 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up at rentonwa.gov/repa or call 425-430-6700.

Fee Time Days Start Date End Date Room Instructor
FREE 06:30PM-08:00PM Th 11/14/19 11/14/19 RTC C111 EM Staff

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